• Movement 
    Unknown
  • Lot number 
    164
  • Diameter 
    50mm
  • Location

Description

QUARTER REPEATER "JUMP-HOURS"
FOR THE TURKISH MARKET GOLD & ENAMEL
"Répétion Breguet", Geneva, case No. 28283. Made for the
Islamic market circa 1840.
Very fine and extremely rare, large and thin 18K gold and
painted on enamel quarter-repeating, jump-hour pocket
watch with ruby cylinder escapement.
Four-body, "bassine", the back finely painted with a floral
love trophy en grisaille, white champlevé flowers and gold
foliage on broad bezels against a black enamel ground,
band, pendant and bow with repeated pattern of black and
white enamel. Hinged gold cuvette.
Jump-hour aperture at the top with Islamic numerals,
silver eccentric engine-turned minute chapter, subsidiary
sunk seconds. Blued steel Breguet hand.
41 mm. frosted gilt, 9 jewels, ruby cylinder escapement,
gilt 3-arm balance, flat balance spring with temperature
compensation curb, parachute suspension, repeating on
gongs by pull-and-twist piston in the pendant.


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